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Afganistan

Taliban cheers Trump vowing early troop withdrawal, Kabul...

The Taliban has welcomed a tweet from US President Donald Trump in which he has promised to have the last of American troops out of Afg...

The US will not fully withdraw its troops from Afghanistan

On October 7, 2001, the US launched a war in Afghanistan in the name of anti-terrorism. Ninteen years have passed.  A divided cou...

3.7 million Afghan children don't attend school

Principal Fazel Rahim says the 1,700 students in grades 1-6 at his Allah Gul Mujahid primary school just east of the Afghan capital hav...

Abdullah to Modi: Keep low profile on Afghanistan, as Paki...

The winds of the Hindu Kush are astir once again with the premeditated actions of a variety of actors from a variety of nationalities a...

Taliban, Afghanistan agree ground rules to maintain peace...

Taliban and Afghan government-backed negotiators have agreed on a broad code of conduct to advance the intra-Afghan peace talks in Qata...

Does Pakistan have a plan B for Afghanistan?

Dr Abdullah Abdullah, the head of Afghan High Peace Council for National Reconciliation, was in Pakistan recently. This was his first v...

US starts dismantling 400 bases across Afghanistan

It has been revealed by the highly placed diplomatic sources that United States (US has started demolishing its medium and smaller size...

Afghan president Ghani arrives in Qatar as peace talks dra...

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has arrived in Qatar for a bilateral meeting with leaders but will not meet Taliban official...

Many obstacles remain before Afghanistan will be at peace

The 11 September launch of intra-Afghan negotiations in Doha is yet to translate into formal dialogue between the Afghan government and...

Naga peace talks at a dead end?

Under the leadership of Naga National Council (NNC), Nagaland declared its independence on August 14, 1947, just one day before India&r...

'New path': Afghan peace lead wraps up Pakistan visit

Abdullah Abdullah, the man leading Afghanistan’s peace process, thanked Pakistan for efforts to forge a “new path” wi...

US ends Afghanistan-Pakistan Hands military adviser progra...

A military program that gave troops advising and language training in an effort to develop cultural experts in Central Asia shut down W...

Afghan team told to be flexible in negotiating with Taliba...

Afghanistan’s senior leadership has told its team in Doha to be flexible in negotiating with the Taliban in order to seize the op...

Abdullah Abdullah meets Imran Khan, discusses peace

Abdullah Abdullah, head of the Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation, who is on a three-day trip in Pakistan, me...

'Phantom force': Young Afghans fighting in Syria face unce...

In 2014, when the war in Syria was at one of its most bitter points, the front lines of Aleppo, Hama, Daraa, Homs, Deir Ezzor and Palmy...

A rare opportunity for peacemaking in Afghanistan

Direct talks between the representatives of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban movement on 12 September 2020, is evide...

Talking peace while waging war in Afghanistan

Taliban fighters and villagers celebrate a peace deal between the US and Taliban in Laghman Province on March 2, 2020 As the Afgha...

Peace may remain elusive despite Afghanistan talks

Abdul Ghani Baradar, leader of the Taliban delegation, and Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. envoy for peace in Afghanistan, Doha, Qatar, Feb. 2...

Where Is My Name?': Afghan campaign to include mothers' na...

Afghan woman Laleh Osmany has been campaigning for years for a change to the age-old custom of officially identifying people by the nam...

2 pilots killed in military helicopter crash in N. Afghani...

Two Afghan Air Force pilots were killed after a military helicopter crashed in the country's northern restive Baghlan province on Thurs...

Jurisprudence, minority representation slow down Afghan ta...

“We’re stuck”, that is how one delegate described the much-acclaimed intra-Afghan peace negotiations that kicked off...